Mescal “Mickie” Costlow


Funeral services will be held for Mescal “Mickie” Costlow, 90, of Chickasha at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, June 19, 2013, in the Ferguson Funeral Home Chapel with Jim Talbert officiating.

Mescal “Mickie” Costlow was born in Jennings, Oklahoma on January 10, 1923, the daughter of Richard and Sara Alexander Mahan. She died Thursday, June 13, 2013, in Chickasha.

img132 (501x640)Mickie lived and attended school in Lynwood California as a child. After graduating high school she attended Compton Junior College studying bookkeeping and accounting.

She married the love of her life Quienton Costlow on December 26, 1942, in Kingman, Arizona.

She moved to the Chickasha area in 1954, where she spent her time rearing her family. She enjoyed being a mother and teacher to her children. She taught her children to read at a young age, and instilled good Christian values in them. She also read her bible from beginning to end every year for many years.

Music was very important to her. She also loved to travel, Mickie and husband Quienton traveled to every state in the Union, collecting a coffee cup from each.

She was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary and the Northside Church of Christ.

She was preceded in death by: both parents and husband Quienton Costlow on December 5, 2011.

Survivors include: two sons and daughters in law; Richard “Dick” & Suzanne “Sue” Costlow of Traverse City, Michigan and Dennis and Cheryl Costlow of Grand Junction, Colorado, daughter; Sally Bowers of Lafayette, Louisiana, six grandchildren and five great grandchildren.

Interment will be in the Fairlawn Cemetery with Ferguson Funeral Home officiating.